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Susanne Meyers gets 20 years for fatal motorcycle crash

5:26 PM, May 2, 2013   |    comments
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TAMPA, Florida (AP) - A Tampa Bay area woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for leaving the scene of a motorcycle crash that left two people dead.

A Hillsborough County judge sentenced 53-year-old Susanne Meyers on Thursday.

Authorities say 62-year-old Thomas Steven Colson and his passenger, 69-year-old Galilee Wells Howard, were ejected from the 2009 Big Dog motorcycle when Meyers hit them on July 1, 2011. Neither was wearing a helmet.

The Tampa Bay Times reports Meyers left the scene after the crash but was found after her husband called authorities. She was not injured.

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